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Self-Guided Tour of Jordan House

  • 2001 Fuller Road | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Historical Society
  • Dates: June 26, 2020 - December 27, 2020
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Friday
  • Location: The Jordan House
  • Phone: (515) 225-1286
  • Start/End Time: 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM
  • Price: $5
  • Overview

    Tour the Jordan House with your bubble! Safe and socially distanced self-guided tours of the Historical Jordan House, the only central Iowa Underground Railroad site open to the public. Tour this 170 year old Victorian farmer's home. James C. Jordan was an abolitionist and cattleman who settled in West Des Moines in 1846. His home has been preserved and maintained by the West Des Moines Historical Society. Tours are every Friday and Sunday at 11AM or 1PM.